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Things worth reading: 27th November 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Major banks suffer five IT glitches a week, Which? finds Factbox: Five years of Australian finance scandals China’s bank funding pressured as confidence drops Exchanges pitch alternative to IPOs for fundraising Westpac bank chief quits amid money laundering scandal Citigroup fined £44m by Bank …

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Things worth reading: 26th November 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Women savers are ‘more loyal to their bank than men’ Bank of America CEO: People still want regulation, security amid tech competition ‘Bank of Mum’ helped fund Prince Andrew’s £13m Swiss chalet Charles Schwab agrees to buy TD Ameritrade for $26bn TSB to close …

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Things worth reading: 25th November 2019

Things we’re reading today include … NatWest’s new digital bank Bó is here Totally Sardonic Bank Good company: the capitalists putting purpose ahead of profit India’s Paytm raises $1 billion in fresh funding HSBC’s top duo put futures on line with overhaul Cryptoqueen: How this woman scammed the world, then …

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Things worth reading: 22nd November 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Australia’s Westpac hit by Goldman downgrade over money-laundering scandal What is Westpac accused of, and how is this related to child exploitation? – explainer Investors pour near $400m into African fintech What next for Europe’s banking union? Charles Schwab in advanced talks to buy …

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Things worth reading: 20th November 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Could Metro Bank go bust? Terabytes of data leaked from an oligarch-friendly offshore bank PayPal’s former finance chief says Bank of America closed his account with ‘absolutely no explanation’ Australia’s Westpac accused of 23 million money laundering breaches Lloyd’s of London takes to City …

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Things worth reading: 19th November 2019

Things we’re reading today include … How To Succeed As A Challenger Bank Ant Financial May Join Race for Singapore Virtual Bank Licenses ‘Why economists get things wrong’ Sexist and biased? How credit firms make decisions Jayne-Anne Gadhia: ‘People joke I have a way with bearded billionaires’ The Indian payments …

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Things worth reading: 18th November 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Google wants to launch bank accounts. Here’s why you don’t want to be a customer Lloyds bank shareholders lose legal battle over ‘disastrous’ HBOS takeover Britain’s last local bank branch will close its doors in 10 years’ time The best and worst banks for …

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Things worth reading: 15th November 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Google set to offer banking current accounts HSBC and RBS set to launch new digital banking platforms How Jim Simons became the most successful investor of all time Stiff sentences for bank fraud capture Italy’s sour public mood PayPal halts payment support to PornHub …

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Things worth reading: 14th November 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Warren lashes out at Goldman over Apple Card bias claims: Bloomberg HSBC to let customers block spending on gambling websites EU prepares tweak to Mifid rules after backlash City watchdog slams own staff’s ‘shameful’ toilet habits Apple’s ‘sexist’ credit card isn’t just a PR …

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Things worth reading: 13th November 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Citi accused of trumpeting top trader’s dismissal Germany moves to unblock eurozone banking union City regulator staff slated over ‘shameful’ behaviour at London HQ Bank bosses acting like pilots who have parachutes their passengers don’t, regulator says Millionaire investors hoard larger cash piles  Twenty …

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Things worth reading: 11th November 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Deutsche Bank tech failings hit thousands of payments UBS wealth management co-head Khan unveils plans to grow business: paper TSB ‘may close up to 100 branches and put 400 jobs at risk’ Apple co-founder says Apple Card algorithm gave wife lower credit limit DWS …

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Things worth reading: 8th November 2019

Things we’re reading today include … Citi, Deutsche get go-ahead to probe regulator witnesses in landmark cartel case Wall Street investors slam Warren’s policies City traders: We want shorter working hours How big tech is dragging us towards the next financial crash Financial crime through video games is on the …

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